AskDefine | Define cerise

Dictionary Definition

cerise adj : having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies [syn: red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet] n : a red the color of ripe cherries [syn: cherry, cherry red]

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English

Noun

cerise
  1. a deep, bright red colour tinted with pink.
    cerise colour:   

Translations

colour

Adjective

cerise
  1. (colour) Cherry-colored; a light bright red; -- applied to textile fabrics, especially silk.

Translations

colour

See also

French

Pronunciation

  • /sʁiz/
  • /sRiz/

Noun

cerise (plural: cerises)
  1. cherry (the fruit)

Swedish

Noun

cerise

Adjective

cerise

Extensive Definition

Cerise can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Titian, Titian-red, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, damask, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, glowing, gules, hot, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lobster-red, lurid, maroon, port-wine, puce, red, red-dyed, red-looking, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, rubicund, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, scarlet, stammel, tile-red, vermilion, vinaceous, warm, wine, wine-colored, wine-red
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